Terrorism

Read: N.C. Power Substation Sabotage Affecting Schools, Hospital

N.C. Power Substation Sabotage Affecting Schools, Hospital

The North Carolina power outage has prompted the closing of schools. A hospital also had to switch to a backup generator.

Read: FBI: 1 Minor Responsible for Dozens of Bomb Threats Against HBCUs

FBI: 1 Minor Responsible for Dozens of Bomb Threats Against HBCUs

However, other threats against HBCUs, other colleges, more than 100 high schools, and two junior high schools are still being investigated.

Read: Survey: K-12 Schools Prioritizing Physical Security, Colleges Lagging Behind

Survey: K-12 Schools Prioritizing Physical Security, Colleges Lagging Behind

Campus Safety’s latest survey finds that K-12 schools are way ahead of institutions of higher education in conducting security site assessments and maintaining door locks.

Read: Northeastern University Package Explosion Was a Hoax, Employee Facing Federal Charges

Northeastern University Package Explosion Was a Hoax, Employee Facing Federal Charges

The package, described as a Pelican case, contained a note that criticized Mark Zuckerberg and developers of virtual reality technology.

Read: Protect Your Campus: How You Can Help Recognize and Report Suspicious Activity

Protect Your Campus: How You Can Help Recognize and Report Suspicious Activity

Partner with DHS’ “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign to raise awareness of signs of suspicious activity on your campus.

Read: Howard University Receives 3 Bomb Threats in 2 Weeks

Howard University Receives 3 Bomb Threats in 2 Weeks

So far in 2022, Howard University has received eight bomb threats. Many other HBCUs were targeted earlier this year as well.

Read: DHS Warns of Extremists Encouraging Uvalde Copycat Attacks

DHS Warns of Extremists Encouraging Uvalde Copycat Attacks

Some extremist online forums also claim the Robb Elementary School shooting was staged by the government in an attempt to advance gun control measures.

Read: How Fusion Centers Can Help Improve Campus Security

How Fusion Centers Can Help Improve Campus Security

Fusion centers can provide local criminal intelligence to private organizations with non-sworn security departments.

Read: Emergency Management’s Role When Campuses Respond to Bomb Threats and Suspicious Packages

Emergency Management’s Role When Campuses Respond to Bomb Threats and Suspicious Packages

When there is a suspicious package or bomb threat, campus emergency management must address mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.

Read: Survey: Glass Doors and Windows Pose Significant Security Vulnerabilities on Campus

Survey: Glass Doors and Windows Pose Significant Security Vulnerabilities on Campus

According to Campus Safety’s latest survey, 43% of participants say their glass doors and windows are the security systems most likely to fail during an unauthorized intrusion.

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